Inauguration: Police deploy 7,000 in Niger


The Niger Police Command on Sunday said that it deployed 7,000 personnel in Minna to ensure a hitch-free inauguration of the state Governor elect, Alhaji Sani Bello, on May 29. This was contained in a statement in Minna by Mr Olusola Amore, the Commissioner of Police.

Sterling Bank celebrates Children Day


Sterling Bank Plc have rolled out plans to celebrate the 2015 Children Day in Nigeria Top on the agenda is the presentation of gifts to eligible customers and the promotion of a social media campaign encouraging parents to post “selfies” taken with their children; following which followers/ fans are encouraged

Blackberry handset business will be made profitable says John Chen

It’s true sales aren’t going the way they used to compared to other phone manufacturers. Blackberry’s market share has dwindled close to 0%, and you wonder why they keep on making phones. The thing is: Blackberry’s biggest customers are government organizations, law-enforcement agencies and enterprises not even the regular user.

Good News: Ifeanyi Uba’s Capital Oil Plans To End Scarcity

Ifeanyi Ubah, Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Industries Limited, has promised to take it upon himself to ease the suffering of Nigerians as the fuel scarcity hits hard by releasing about 13 million litres on Sunday night. Ifeanyi Ubah, Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Industries Limited

Oritsejafor lauds Jonathan for conceding defeat to Buhari


Ayo Oritsejafor Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Sunday in Abuja, thanked out-going President Goodluck Jonathan for conceding defeat to Muhammadu Buhari in the March 28 Presidential election.

Shell Cup: Okorocha College wins!


Rochas Okorocha Foundation College, Ogboko Imo State, yesterday won the 2015 edition of the annual NNPC/Shell Cup. The post Shell Cup: Okorocha College wins!

Drogba leaves Chelsea for second time


Didier Drogba's final Chelsea game ended in curious fashion as he was carried off by his team-mates during their 3-1 Premier League home victory over Sunderland on Sunday. The post Drogba leaves Chelsea for second time appeared first on Vanguard News.

EU slams Russia over new anti-NGO law


The EU has criticised Russian President Vladimir Putin for enacting a law banning what Moscow deems to be undesirable non-government organisation. Under the law signed by Putin on Saturday, Russian authorities can ban foreign NGOs and prosecute their employees, who risk up to six years in prison or being barred from the

Airtel releases statement, says fuel scarcity is affecting their services

Press statement from Airtel Nigeria...Airtel Networks Limited wishes to inform our customers and the general public that the prevailing situation in the country regarding the scarcity of diesel and other petroleum products is presently impacting negatively our commitments to delivering best-in-class quality of service and seamless telephony experience to all

My Party, Your Party, Our ‘Paddy Paddy’ Government


In a few days from now, Nigerians will usher in a new set of leaders to administer the government for the next four years. May 29, 2015 – Nigeria's Democracy Day is a day many Nigerians and the world at large are looking forward to. On this day, the baton

Drogba, Mikel help Chelsea clinch title


Ivorian legend Didier Drogba and Nigerian John Obi Mikel helped Chelsea defeat Crystal Palace 1-0 at the weekend and clinch the English Premier League title. The post Drogba, Mikel help Chelsea clinch title appeared first on Vanguard News.

Niger Delta stands behind Jonathan even in defeat — Evah


Comrade Joseph Evah is National Coordinator, Ijaw Monitoring Group and former National Secretary, Ijaw Monitoring Group. In this interview, he says the people of Niger Delta are proud of President Goodluck Jonathan inspite of his defeat at the March 28 presidential election.

Fayemi condemns kidnappings, drivers, traders clash

Former governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Sunday condemned kidnappings and the crisis between drivers and Hausa traders in Ado Ekiti. Fayemi, who spoke at the palace of the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adejugbe, in company with some former members of his cabinet, commiserated with the traditonal ruler